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CNN
Nov 14, 2012 10:00pm EST
>>> tomorrow night, i'll talk to senator john mccain with his battle with president obama over benghazi. that's all for us. "ac 360" starts now. >> good evening. 10:00 on the east coast. we begin tonight looking for facts not offering opinions or trying to play favorites. not supporting democrats or republicans. you can find that on plenty of other cable channels. just finding the truth, finding the facts. tonight the focus on what played out in washington today. two foes back at it again. the battle over benghazi, the attack that killed four american. senator mccain has maintained either white house negligence or a cover up. he took it a step further and said that he would try to block any effort to promote ms. rice to secretary of state, should hillary clinton leave that post. president obama took the opportunity to fire back directly at the senator. >> if senator mccain and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. and i'm happy to have that discussion with them. but for them to go after the u.n. ambassador, who had nothing to do with benghazi and was simply
CNN
Nov 8, 2012 1:00am PST
as long as john mccain did in 2008. governor romney also said this. listen. >> i want to thank paul ryan for all he's done for our campaign. and for our country. besides my wife, ann, paul is the best choice i have ever made. and i trust his intellect, hard work and commitment to principle will continue to contribute to the good of our nation. >> paul ryan wasn't able to deliver wisconsin, his home state. obviously key battleground. its voters helped push president obama over the victory line like it did four years ago. he did win his house seat. he ran for an eighth term concurrently with his vice presidential bid. he's expected to return to washington. mitt romney's next step isn't quite as clear. candy crowley, one-term governorship, and a republican base that clearly was never too enthusiastic about him. and is today kind of attacking him. does mitt romney have a political future on the national stage? >> i'm not sure mitt romney wants a political future on the national stage. this was not an easy fit. mitt romney with this particular iteration of the republican party. if you ha
CNN
Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
bitterness over a tough campaign. i hope it dissipates soon. >> senator john mccain joins me now. you said you are going to block susan rice's nomination if president obama nominates her. her supporters say she was repeating the assessment she had been given about the benghazi attack. a spokesperson confirmed that they confirmed the attack and later the assessment changed do you not believe that? >> well first of all, talking points came from the white house not from the dmi. it was obvious within the 24 hours that the station chief from the cia had said that this was a terrorist attack. it was obvious to one and all that this was not a quote spontaneous demonstration because in realtime, they saw that there was no demonstration. ms. rise, i hope, saw ambassador rise, i hope, saw when i was on "face the nation" that immediately after she spoke, the head of the national assembly said it was an al qaeda attack. every one new that. and she continued to tell the world through all the talkshows that, that it was a quote spontaneous demonstration sparked by a video. that is not competence i
CNN
Nov 7, 2012 8:00pm EST
quit the senate to run, you tend to kind of disappear. if you are a john mccain you can go back to the senate and john kerry the same thing. but there is no place in politics no elective sauoffice t mitt romney holds now. i don't see where he fits into this party now. >> he can become a cable tv host. who knows. what do you think? it seems like a lot of the republican party today was moving quickly. >> it sounds like a -- last night he didn't talk about we are going to continue to fight in the future. id sounded like he tried, he lost and there are a lot of people who regarded him as a transitional figure. so i think he will probably go back to business. i don't see politics in his future. >> will he pick up where he left off? broaden out there? >> he has time. he has something that is hard for a house member to get and that is nationwide recognition. and he is a bon fied brainyac when it comes to budget things. he understands the budget. so there is still a place for him there. he does speak for the conservative wing in the fiscal part and he is pragmatic. there has been some talk may
CNN
Nov 15, 2012 8:00pm EST
been senator john mccain. we talked to him last night. he was pretty upset when he encountered one of our colleagues today at the capitol. what happened? >> reporter: the back story is senator mccain, as you said, is really out there trying to get watergate style committee hearings in order to root out the details of what really went on in benghazi. it turns out when he was having a press conference to call for that, he was missing a closed door hearing on this very issue, on benghazi. so ted barrett tried to ask him about that, about why he missed it. didn't go so well. take a listen. >> i'm not going to comment how i spend my time. i will not -- i have no further comment. i have no further comment. i have no further comment. how many times do i have to comment? as a senator, i have no comment. who the hell are you to tell me? >> reporter: mccain's office did give us an answer later in the day that it was a scheduling error. that's the reason why he didn't attend that particular briefing. i should say that he wasn't the only republican not to attend. most of the republicans on the
CNN
Nov 14, 2012 8:00pm EST
were trying to make it an issue now. >> yeah, he really pushed back on john mccain and lind say graham and called it outragious he said if you have a problem take it up with me. i think he was very testy today. and what he was doing was saying okay you want to make this an issue buddy, dare me to nominate her. it sounded to me, reading between the lines. it is something that he is interested in doing. this is a political fight that is not going to go away. i think one thing that struck me is that the president talked about going after her because she is quote an easy target. what does that mean? is it because she is a woman and is the only one out there using the information that she had? it is interesting to me. i'm not quite sure what the president is talking about. >> there is still so many thing that is we don't know. is it surprising that they are going after secretary of state rice and not clinton? >> no, i don't. right now, they favor john kerry as the next secretary of state. they work well with him and think he has the experience. i don't think it has to do with her wom
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